Air Key West

Air Key West Friday November 7, 2008
The on-demand taxi was transporting a organ recipient and his wife. While attempting to land in below minimum conditions, the plane descended below the glide slope and crashed into trees about 4,100 feet from the runway threshold. The pilot's failure to maintain the proper gidepath during an ILS approach. Contributing to the accident were the pilot's decision to indicate the ILS approach with weather below the published minimums, and the pilot's self-induced pressure to expeditiously transport a organ recipient to a hospital.

Crash Details

DateFriday November 7, 2008
LocationGainsville, Florida
Aircraft TypePartenavia SPA P68C
OperatorAir Key West
Flight Origin Key West
Flight Destination Gainsville, FL
Gainsville, Florida
Air Key West
Partenavia SPA P68C